Our Mission

The Montana Airport Management Association was formed in 1958 as a nonprofit membership association to foster professionalism among airport operators in the state of Montana.



Vice President

Secretary / Treasurer

Brian Ellestad, A.A.E.
Deputy Airport Director
Missoula International Airport
Missoula, MT

Jeff Kadlec, C.M.
Airport Manager
Yellowstone Airport
West Yellowstone, MT

Ian McKay, C.M.
Deputy Airport Director
Glacier Park International Airport
Kalispell, MT


Semi-Annual Meeting

October 21st

1 - 3:30 pm MST

The specific purposes of MAMA are as follows:

  • Determine and promote ethical professional codes and standards among airport management.

  • Further public understanding of the value of aviation and the value of an airport to the community it serves.

  • Promote the highest standards possible in all technical functions necessary for the efficient airport operations and public safety.

  • Establish avenues and encourage the interchange of experiences in the development and maintenance of airports.

  • Foster public recognition of the airport management profession.

  • Cooperate with other organizations whose policies promote the general good of aviation.

Read the full bylaws here


4170 Highway 2 E - Kalispell, MT 59901

406-257-5994, ext 2003

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